The English department at Baton Rouge Community College invites submissions from faculty and graduate students to its spring 2009 annual writing conference, "Writing Matters: An Exploration of the Diverse Nature of the Composition classroom." Papers and panel discussions are welcome in all areas relating to the composition classroom, including technology, cultural diversity, teaching methodology, interdisciplinary approaches, and writing across the curriculum. Deadline for abstracts, which should be a maximum of 200 words, is Friday, Nov. 21, 2008. Selected participants will be notified by Monday, Dec. 8, 2008.
The conference will be Friday and Saturday, April 17 and 18, 2009, on the Baton Rouge Community College campus. A pre-conference creative reading session and social event will take place on Thursday evening, April 16.
Mail submissions to:
c/o Gail Odette Henderson
Writing Matters Conference Chair
Baton Rouge Community College
201 Community College Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
Submissions may also be sent electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please attach your submission as a Word document.
Visit the conference website at http://members.cox.net/writingmatters
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